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Russian Olympics Medalist And Five Time Weightlifting World Champion Suspended For Doping

Russian Olympic silver medalist, five time super-heavyweight World Champion and eight time European Weightlifting Champion, Tatiana Kashirina, has been suspended because of evidence taken from the Moscow Laboratory during an investigation by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA). Kashirina, who will be 30 next month, was a gold-medal prospect in the women’s super-heavyweights at Tokyo 2020. […]

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Venezuela To Lose Olympics Weightlifting Quota Due To Doping

Venezuela faces a loss of Olympic Weightlifting quota places because of multiple doping offences; with a new doping case bringing to 10. Jeyson Mosquera, who won three 102 kilograms competitions last year, including the South American Championships, has been provisionally suspended after testing positive for hormone and metabolic modulators. When all current doping cases are […]

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WADA Appalled Over Decadence Of Doping Cover-up In Weightlifting

World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) President Witold Bańka has declared that the organisation was “appalled” by the findings of McLaren’s team. The McLaren report revealed that doping positives had been covered up, athletes who should have been banned won medals at world and continental levels, and suspensions were deliberately delayed by Aján’s “meddling” and interference in […]